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  • 28 November 2017

    New Policy Fellows announced - Lent Term 2018

    CSaP has announced the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship for Lent Term 2018
  • 27 November 2017

    Peer review and grant funding: from evidence to practice

    Dr Steven Wooding, CSaP Lead for Research and Analysis, has recently completed a summary of the evidence on the effectiveness of, and burden imposed by, the grant peer review system.
  • 23 November 2017

    Communicating uncertainty to recapture trust in experts

    A public panel discussion, organised in collaboration with the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication in Cambridge last week, approached the theme of communicating risk from the perspective of the distinguished panellists. A major focus in each of their talks was the relationship between the communication of uncertainty and the general public's trust of experts.
  • 16 November 2017

    Talent Pipeline for the Digital Economy & the Creative Industries, with Matthew Hancock MP

    A new major study suggests that the UK has one of the best digital economies of any country in the world, which is highly evolved and quickly advancing. Given this context, Matthew Hancock MP, gave his vision of harnessing the creativity and innovation in the UK to create new entrepreneurs.
  • 14 November 2017

    Civil Society Futures: Public policy perspectives on civil society

    A CSaP Policy Workshop looked at future possibilities for more effective engagement between civil society and government.
  • 6 November 2017

    CSaP Annual Reception 2017: From artificial brains to academic silos

    CSaP's 2017 annual reception saw Deborah Bronnert from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Professor Jaideep Prabhu from Cambridge Judge Business School, speak about the impact their CSaP connections had had on their work.
  • 2 October 2017

    Cambridge welcomes new Vice-Chancellor

    Cambridge's new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Toope, gave his inaugural speech on 2 October.
  • 20 September 2017

    How can we make our food system more resilient against shocks, whilst building consumer trust?

    According to the final report of the 1996 World Food Summit – food security "exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life". A multitude of complex problems stand in the way of achieving food security; can an disciplinary approach bring about their solution?
  • 8 August 2017

    What's next for devolution in England?

    Why does it matter that we should have devolution in England? What has happened to English devolution over the past year? These are just two of the questions discussed by Jo Casebourne in this session on 'Devolution in England'.
  • 8 August 2017

    Social cohesion, commitment and trust

    Chaired by Julia Unwin, former Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, panel members included Tom Hook, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Professor Dominic Abrams, University of Kent, and Dr Sander van der Linden, University of Cambridge.